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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2004
  • pp: 2160–2162

Carrier-wave Rabi flopping: role of the carrier-envelope phase

Oliver D. Mücke, Thorsten Tritschler, Martin Wegener, Uwe Morgner, Franz X. Kärtner, Galina Khitrova, and Hyatt M. Gibbs  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 18, pp. 2160-2162 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.002160


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Abstract

Recently, a dependence of Rabi flopping on the carrier-envelope phase of the exciting laser pulses was predicted theoretically [Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 127401 (2002)] for excitation of a thin semiconductor film with intense few-cycle pulses. Here, we report corresponding experiments on 50–100-nm thin GaAs films excited with 5-fs pulses. We find a dependence on the carrier-envelope phase arising from the interference of sidebands from the fundamental or the third-harmonic Mollow triplet, respectively, with surface second-harmonic generation.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(300.6470) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, semiconductors

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Oliver D. Mücke, Thorsten Tritschler, Martin Wegener, Uwe Morgner, Franz X. Kärtner, Galina Khitrova, and Hyatt M. Gibbs, "Carrier-wave Rabi flopping: role of the carrier-envelope phase," Opt. Lett. 29, 2160-2162 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-18-2160


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